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Share Files Over WiFi – Top 5 Apps

by UmarOctober 8, 2016

We all have been longing for something miraculous that will help us share files over WiFi from pc to android or iOS phone without the need for having a limit of bearing the thought of using a cable for the transfer process. Here we are going to show you how to share files over Wifi connection between your pc and the Android phone. The process for iOS device will be discussed in another article.

There are a variety of apps that will help you share files over Wifi. These apps run on pc and their counterpart on the device.

♦1 AirDroid

airdroid

It is one of the best Apps on Adroid that help you manage your phone directly from the PC itself. That said it make your phone completely accessible from the pc so that you can easily share files from it over Wifi thus providing a good stable transfer speeds.

Features

  • Calls, SMS, and the app notifications you allowed, mirrored to the large computer screen you are focusing on.
  • Type with full physical keyboard and control with mouse. Transfer things faster without looking for a cable. Better equipments, better life.
  • AirMirror, a brand new way of interacting between PC/Mac and your Android. Your Android, right on your computer, right now.
  • With the new Desktop client, your Android, Windows and Mac work like one.

 

♦2 WiFi File Transfer

wififiletransfer

It is one of the Apps with widest user base. It works as a web interface and helps in sharing files via Android phone and PC through a browser connected on the same network. That interface also lets you delete, copy, rename, zip or unzip files quickly and if you use Google Chrome then whole folders can be transferred and that something is quite nice.

  • FEATURES
    Upload or download multiple files at once
    Upload entire folder structures (Google Chrome only)
    Delete, rename, copy, zip or unzip files using the built-in file manager interface
    Password authentication (optional)
    Shortcuts to photo, video and music directories
    Runs as a background service
    View photos directly in your web browser (integrated thumbnail gallery)
    Autostart service when connected to home network (optional)
    Provides access to external SD cards and USB storage devices
    Works while the device is in hotspot mode

 

♦3 PushBullet

pushbullet

With PushBullet you can easily share links and files between your devices, or with friends. Not only files, you can conveniently send and receive SMS messages from your computer and reply to messages from many popular apps including WhatsApp, Kik, and Facebook Messenger.

This has a free and a paid version too depending upon whether you need all features or not.

  • Features
    See all of your phone’s notifications on your computer, including phone calls
    Dismiss a notification on your computer and it goes away on your phone too
    Use Pushbullet Channels to subscribe to timely notifications about things you care about
    Text from your computer using your keyboard instead of grabbing your phone
    The easiest way to get a link or file onto your phone to open or share
    Deal with notifications on your computer as they arrive

 

♦4 WifiDroid

wifidroid

It is a simple yet effective Android App that will help you share files over wifi from pc to your device. It is less than 2MB and that’s great with respect to the phones with less storage.

  • Features include:
    Simple to use web-interface to manage and view files.
    Being lightweight, delivers results quickly.
    Stream music,videos and media like camera shots and pictures through the browser.
    Image Preview:mouse-over on any kind of image to generate a preview without clicking on the picture.
    Click on any jpeg-image to start the image gallery.
    Ability to queue multiple uploads.
    Security being paramount,provision to secure-access with a password.
    Change port settings,if port is already taken by some other device.
    Optional vibration on service start/stop.
    Service runs in the background to ease multitasking.

 

♦5 File Manager (File transfer)

file-manager-file-transfer

This Android app also lets you share files over Wifi from your pc and has both the functions of managing your device files and also transfer files from PC.

  • Features
    Fully featured:Cut, copy, paste, delete, compress, decompress, search and more.
    Cloud support:Switch between local and cloud files – supports Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, SkyDrive and more.
    Wi-Fi File transfer:Use your PC to wirelessly edit your mobile files using FTP.
    Super convenient:View files by type (image, audio, video, recent, download etc.), use a widget to access folders in one tap from the homescreen.
    Multiple protocols: Supports file transfers using FTP, FTPS, SFTP, WebDAV and LAN/SMB, stream media from LAN/SMB/FTP/WebDAV/Cloud without downloading.

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Umar
Umar
Umar is a technological freak. He is very much into gadgets and games. Blogging is his hobby.

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